The University of Texas at Austin is home to a plethora of outstanding sports teams. From the well-known Longhorns football team to lesser known sports like rowing, there is bound to be a team competing at any time of the year for sporting fans to enjoy.
Fall brings football season and UT Austin is one of the best places to enjoy a game of college football. The Darrell K Royal Texas Memorial Stadium hosts thousands of Longhorn fans every year. Football has been a tradition at the University of Texas since its inaugural year in 1893. As one of the Division 1 teams, each and every game the Longhorns play is filled with excitement. The Longhorns even hold four Division 1 championships and 32 conference titles, making them a powerhouse among college football teams across the country.
The University of Texas at Austin is known for more than just their Division One football team. The University boasts a multitude of acclamations for other athletic programs, including the men’s baseball team who have made it to the College World Series over 30 times, winning six championships. Men’s basketball has also made it into the Sweet Sixteen, Elite Eight, and Final Four championships. And don’t count out the men’s and women’s swim teams who lay claim to sixteen national titles. Other talented sports teams on campus include Golf, Tennis, Track & Field, Soccer, Volleyball, and Softball.
The Ideal Hotel for Longhorns Fans
After a day spent cheering on your favorite Longhorns, rest easy at a top hotel near the University of Texas Austin campus. The Westin Austin Downtown is located less than two miles from UT and offers an abundance of amenities for Longhorn fans to enjoy. Take a dip in our rooftop pool with a stellar view of downtown Austin. Start your pregame with a great brunch at our onsite restaurant Stella San Jac or, if you work up an appetite afterward, stop in for our signature #16 biscuits or a handcrafted cocktail.